Tag: collision

History: Remembering the Cuyahoga

Coast Guard Cutter Cuyahoga ready to depart from the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Md., Feb. 11, 1945. U.S. Coast Guard photo. The profession that is the Coast Guard is an inherently dangerous one. Through this understanding, the Service continuously makes every effort to ensure the safety of its members. Every loss of a shipmate

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District 11 Commander explains internal investigation into San Diego boat collision

SAN DIEGO – Rear Adm. Joseph Castillo, commander of the Eleventh Coast Guard District, addresses the media regarding a collision between a Coast Guard 33-foot response boat and a 24-foot recreational boat that occurred Dec. 20, 2009, during a press conference at Coast Guard Sector San Diego Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009. (Coast Guard photo by

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itCG – MSST team in the Gulf of Aden, disabled cargo ship, boat collision, red flare search, joint interagency training

GULF OF ADEN – Coast Guard MST3 Sean Eversole, a member of the Maritime Safety and Security Team out of Miami Fla., practices boarding procedures with the USS Chosin (CG 65) visit, board, search and seizure team Dec. 16, 2009, in the Gulf of Aden. Chosin is the flagship of Combined Joint Task Force 151,

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itCG-Free whale-y, collision investigation, CBP drone, cruise ship medevac

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration members remove line caught on a yearling whale in waters west of Molokai, Hawaii, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson. Click on image to watch video of the disentangling operation. Guardians, along with NOAA and Hawaii state DLNR officials, Sunday freed

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itCG-Centers of Expertise, collision, rescue, 12 gifts, Christmas tree ship

U. S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen, Friday announced the opening of two Coast Guard National Centers of Expertise at the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, La. The Investigation National Center of Expertise (INCOE) in New Orleans and the Outer Continental Shelf National Center of Expertise (OCS NCOE) in Morgan City, La. are

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Photos and background of fallen CG1705 crewmembers

Click here to read a media advisory with photos and background information, released by Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, on the seven crew members from the CG1705, the Coast Guard C-130 airplane that was involved in a collision with a Marine Corps AH-1W helicopter on Oct. 29. The Coast Guard Compass blog will continue to

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itCG-CGC Rush in China, search for air crews ends, pollution response, 13 barges break free, four rescued

SHANGHAI, China – The 378-foot Coast Guard Cutter Rush, homeported in Honolulu, Hawaii, arrives in Shanghai, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009. The crew of the Rush is in China to engage in maritime partnerships and cultural exchanges. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Evanson. The Coast Guard has ended the search for

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Search for Crewmembers involved in Mid-Air Collision

Coast Guard aircrew members conduct search patterns east of San Clemente Island Friday. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. It has been a truly tragic past couple of days for the Coast Guard, Marine Corps and the family and friends of the nine crewmembers who were involved in a

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itCG – Guardians in the community, collision and oil spill off Houston, Operation Fall Retrieve, rescue at sea, understanding Auxiliarists

Post written by Christopher Lagan. Volunteers from Coast Guard Station Georgetown, S.C. volunteer their time to help Habitat for Humanity. (Coast Guard photo.) Click on the photo to read the story. Guardians are currently responding to and investigating the cause of a collision between a Liberian-flagged tank ship and an offshore supply vessel 40 miles

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itCG-pollution spill, lightening strike, Tweeting during G20 summit

The Houston Ship Channel is closed due to a 458-foot vessel that collided with a barge last night causing damage to the vessel’s fuel tanks and leaking approximately 10,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil into the water. At this point, most of the oil has been contained in a boomed area and several pollution response

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